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Volume 1, Number 21
May 27, 2002

Gene therapy
Estrogen and learning
Protein folding
Protein abnormalities and disease
Cancer
Special relativity tests
Carbon nanotubes
Dark matter
Developmental biology
Extrasolar planets
Quantum wormholes
Cosmic microwave background
Apoptosis
Parkinson's disease
Speciation
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Malaria
The universe as a computer
Extremophiles
New amino acid
Diabetes
Dark energy
Celiac disease


Gene therapy

References:
  1. May 20, 2002 - Gene Therapy Restores Strength To Dystrophic Muscles
  2. May 21, 2002 - Wart Virus Used To Place Genes In Mammalian Cells
Background


Estrogen and learning

References:
  1. May 20, 2002 - Estrogen May Dictate What Problem-Solving Strategy Brain Uses
Background


Protein folding

References:
  1. May 20, 2002 - Proteins open to big challenges
Background


Protein abnormalities and disease

References:
  1. May 21, 2002 - In Folding Proteins, Clues to Many Diseases
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. May 21, 2002 - Engineered Anti-Cancer Cold Virus Potent, Selective
  2. May 24, 2002 - Papers Link Oncogene Activity And Oxidative Stress
  3. May 25, 2002 - Removal of ovaries can prevent cancers in women at risk
Background


Special relativity tests

References:
  1. May 21, 2002 - The Most Precise Test Yet of Special Relativity
  2. May 29, 2002 - Special Relativity Retested, Passing Once Again

Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. May 21, 2002 - Nanotube transistor "outperforms" silicon
  2. May 21, 2002 - Carbon Nanotube Transistors
  3. May 22, 2002 - "Nanotorus" nets giant magnetic moment
  4. May 24, 2002 - IBM claims carbon nanotube transistors beat silicon
Background


Dark matter

References:
  1. May 21, 2002 - New Evidence For Dark Dwarf Galaxies Supports Dark Matter Theory
  2. May 22, 2002 - Dark-Matter Dwarf Galaxies May Girdle the Milky Way
  3. May 24, 2002 - Missing matter glimpsed?
Background


Developmental biology

References:
  1. May 22, 2002 - Same Genes Control Limb Formation In Insects, Humans
Background


Extrasolar planets

References:
  1. May 22, 2002 - Mysterious Object Might be First Extrasolar Planet Photographed
Background


Quantum wormholes

References:
  1. May 23, 2002 - Quantum wormholes could carry people
Background


Cosmic microwave background

References:
  1. May 23, 2002 - Cosmologists Swoon Over New Images
  2. May 23, 2002 - New Observations of Early Universe Help Confirm Theories of Formation
  3. May 24, 2002 - Probing the Universe's first light
  4. May 24, 2002 - Seeds of the first galaxies glimpsed
  5. May 24, 2002 - "First Light" Findings Reveal Seeds of Galaxy Clusters
  6. May 24, 2002 - Microwave Imager Probes Universe "First Light" To Answer Cosmological Questions
  7. May 24, 2002 - Relic Radiation From Big Bang Supports Current Theory
  8. May 24, 2002 - CBI zooms in on cosmic microwaves
  9. May 27, 2002 - "Heroic" research confirms universe's bleak future
  10. May 29, 2002 - The Sharpest CMB Pictures Yet
Background


Apoptosis

References:
  1. May 23, 2002 - Researchers Solve Killer Protein's "Crime"; Findings May Lead To Novel Cancer Drugs That Mimic Action Of "Reaper" Protein
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. May 23, 2002 - Research Explains Possible Origin Of Parkinson's Tremors

Speciation

References:
  1. May 23, 2002 - Insect Yields Clues To Evolution Of Species
Background


Antibiotic-resistant bacteria

References:
  1. May 23, 2002 - New weapon in superbug war
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. May 23, 2002 - GM Mosquito Blocks Malaria Transmission
Background


The universe as a computer

References:
  1. May 24, 2002 - If the Universe Were a Computer
Background


Extremophiles

References:
  1. May 24, 2002 - Long Live the Salt of the Earth
Background


New amino acid

References:
  1. May 24, 2002 - New word in life's lexicon
  2. May 24, 2002 - New Amino Acid Discovered; Fundamental Building Block Of Life
  3. May 24, 2002 - 'New' Amino Acid Opens Door For Industrial Enzymes
  4. May 29, 2002 - Scientists Discover a New Amino Acid
Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. May 24, 2002 - Ginseng berry treats diabetes
Background


Dark energy

References:
  1. May 25, 2002 - More Evidence for a Revved-up Universe
Background


Celiac disease

References:
  1. May 25, 2002 - On Wheat and Weaning
Background


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